The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast

Chris Gammell and Dave Jones' voices span the chasm of thousands of miles each and every week to speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving. Whether it be a late breaking story about a large semiconductor manufacturer, a new piece of must-have test equipment or just talking through recent issues with their circuit designs, Chris and Dave try to make electronics more accessible for the listeners. Most importantly, they try and make the field of electronics more fun. Guests range from advanced hobbyists working on exciting new projects up through C-level executives at a variety of relevant and innovative companies. Tune in to learn more about electronics and then join the conversation! Visit The Amp Hour website for our back catalog of 150+ episodes.

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#469 – An Interview with Craig J Bishop

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#467 – Stories from Supercon 2019

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#466 – An Interview with Ryan Cousins

Ryan Cousins is a founder and CEO of Krtkl. He talks with Chris about the Snickerdoodle, an FPGA + SOC platform, which allows users to easily design high complexity FPGA products using a pluggable board topology.


 11 November 2019  1h13m

#465 – An Interview with Ted Yapo

This week Ted Yapo joins Chris to talk about tritium lights, diode based logic, and optimizing network analyzers.


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#464 – KonnectorPanik

Chris and Dave discuss designing and testing antennas, production moving out of China, designing flash into products, building flex PCB based cash, hinged PCB construction, and a lot more!


 27 October 2019  1h7m

#463 – An Interview with Trammell Hudson

Trammell Hudson is a hardware and firmware security researcher who has a wide range of projects. He joins Chris to talk about robotics, firmware reverse engineering, driving vector displays, retro computers and a bunch more.


 21 October 2019  1h13m

#462 – Boat Anchors

This week Dave and Chris discuss satellite communications, PCB milling, measuring RF, and uncertain datasheets. Please consider filling out our 2019 listener survey. We will do a drawing for DMMs, USB scopes and Amp Hour notebooks.


 14 October 2019  1h11m

#461 – An Interview with Jonathan Georgino

Jonathan Georgino is creator of the Binho (pronounced BEAN-yo), a USB host adapter that simplifies the process of creating test stands for production. He talks to Chris about his history of hardware design and how it influenced his new product.


 07 October 2019  59m